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Review: Synthroid and Milk Thistle

This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Synthroid and Milk Thistle. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 110 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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What are the drugs

Synthroid (latest outcomes from 93,720 users) has active ingredients of levothyroxine sodium. It is often used in hypothyroidism.

Milk thistle (latest outcomes from 557 users) has active ingredients of milk thistle. It is often used in liver function test abnormal.

On Oct, 25, 2014: 110 people who take Synthroid, Milk Thistle are studied

Synthroid, Milk Thistle outcomes

Drug combinations in study:
- Synthroid (levothyroxine sodium)
- Milk Thistle (milk thistle)

Drug effectiveness over time :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Synthroid is effectiven/an/an/a50.00%
(1 of 2 people)
0.00%
(0 of 4 people)
60.00%
(3 of 5 people)
75.00%
(3 of 4 people)
n/a
Milk Thistle is effectiven/an/a0.00%
(0 of 3 people)
50.00%
(1 of 2 people)
n/a33.33%
(1 of 3 people)
n/an/a

Most common drug interactions over time * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
n/an/aChest Tightness Or PressureType 2 Diabetes MellitusHigh Blood PressureLow Platelet CountHaemolytic AnaemiaPneumonia
Stiff NeckHypertensionHemochromatosisLoss Of HairUrinary Tract InfectionArthralgia
DizzinessHypothyroidismLiver CirrhosisDiarrheaAbdominal PainDyspnoea
Colon Cancer MetastaticUrethral PainMuscle MassPneumoniaFatigue
Back PainAnxiety Disorder Due To A General Medical ConditionFibromyalgiaType 2 Diabetes MellitusInsomnia
Joint StiffnessFibromyalgiaAnxiety Disorder Due To A General Medical ConditionDizzinessPyrexia
Impaired MemoryDiarrheaLiver CirrhosisChest Pain
Autonomic Nervous System ImbalanceLoss Of HairHigh Blood PressurePruritus
Exhaustion, Fatigue, Lethargy, Tiredness, WearinessLow Platelet CountHemochromatosisMyelodysplastic Syndrome
Urethral PainArthritisChest Tightness Or PressureMyocardial Infarction

Drug effectiveness by gender :

FemaleMale
Synthroid is effective46.15%
(6 of 13 people)
50.00%
(1 of 2 people)
Milk Thistle is effective33.33%
(2 of 6 people)
0.00%
(0 of 2 people)

Most common drug interactions by gender * :

FemaleMale
PyrexiaPneumonia
PruritusMyelodysplastic Syndrome
VomitingDyspnoea
ArthralgiaCough
FatigueOsteonecrosis
DyspnoeaHepatitis C
Swelling FaceVarices Oesophageal
InsomniaInsomnia
Myocardial InfarctionWheezing
ThrombosisArthralgia

Drug effectiveness by age :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Synthroid is effectiven/an/an/an/a0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
33.33%
(4 of 12 people)
16.67%
(3 of 18 people)
Milk Thistle is effectiven/an/an/an/a0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
n/a11.11%
(1 of 9 people)
11.11%
(1 of 9 people)

Most common drug interactions by age * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
n/an/an/an/aPalpitationsOesophageal HaemorrhageChest PainArthralgia
Muscle MassArthropathyMusculoskeletal PainInsomnia
OsteonecrosisTremorPyrexia
PneumoniaBack PainPneumonia
Varices OesophagealMuscle AtrophyDyspnoea
Mental Status ChangesFull Blood Count DecreasedNasopharyngitis
Hepatitis CHaemoglobin DecreasedMyelodysplastic Syndrome
Decreased AppetiteMyalgiaFatigue
Inappropriate Antidiuretic Hormone SecretionProctalgiaCough
NauseaHeadacheSwelling Face

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (3 weeks ago):

  • Diagnosed with liver disease after collapse at home. Virus attack due to low immunity caused by liver problems. Oesophageal varices. Partial portal vein blockage. Have Diabetes Type 2 19 years with no problems, well controlled.

    Reply

  • From this study (7 months ago):

  • Over past 6+ years, hair has thinned by half.

    Reply

    help on Apr, 9, 2014:

    hair loss maybe due to thyroid issues?

    Reply

  • From this study (10 months ago):

  • onset one month ago started after treatment of UTI

    Reply

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Complete drug side effects:

On eHealthMe, Synthroid (levothyroxine sodium) is often used to treat hypothyroidism. Milk Thistle (milk thistle) is often used to treat liver function test abnormal. Find out below the conditions the drugs are used for, how effective they are, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.

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